Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. James F. Hochadel, Ball Turret Gunner
  2. S/Sgt. Ray E. Nutter, Waist Gunner
  3. T/Sgt. Raymond C. Gibeau, Radio
  4. S/Sgt. Raymond A. Vicha, Waist Gunner
  5. S/Sgt. William J. Germiller, Tail Gunner

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Lt. Robert L. Hopkins, Pilot
  2. Lt. Steve P. Cullinan, Co-Pilot
  3. Lt. Anthony J. Jellen, Navigator
  4. Lt. David B. Moore, Bombardier

On the back of "Christmas 1943 in Rapid City", Ray Vicha wrote "The guys stone drunk".


  1. Photo Date: 25 December 1943
  2. Photo Location: Rapid City
  3. Photo Reference No. Vicha/Christmas Photo
  4. Information compiled by the 398th Web Team and Jeff Eberle (Vicha).
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